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Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995)

Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration

Rules for the Conduct of Proceedings before the CCMA

Part One : Serving and Filing Documents

7. How to file documents with the Commission

 

 

(1) A party must file documents with the Commission—
(a) by handing the document to the regional office or the office of the Department of Labour at the address listed in Schedule One;
(b) by sending a copy of the document by registered post to the regional office or an office of the Department of Labour at the address listed in Schedule One; or
(c) by faxing or e-mailing the document to the regional office or an office of the Department of Labour at a number or e-mail address listed in Schedule One. Documents filed by means of e-mail must be transmitted in a format that is compatible with software used by the Commission at the time of filing.

 

(2) A document is filed with the Commission when—
(a) the document is handed to the regional office or an office of the Department of Labour listed in Schedule One;
(b) a document sent by registered post is received by the regional office or an office of the Department of Labour listed in Schedule One;
(c) the transmission of a fax is completed; or
(d) the e-mail is received in the regional office or an office of the Department of Labour listed in Schedule One, as provided for in the Electronics Communications and Transactions Act 25 of 2002.

 

(3) A party must only file the original of a document, if requested to do so by the Commission or a commissioner. A party must comply with a request to file an original document within seven (7) days of the request.